The following are resources for indigenous peoples and Native Nations on international repatriation:
AAIA International Repatriation Project Publications
International Repatriation Project Submissions to the U.N.
U.N. Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Session 8, July 20-24, 2015 (Geneva, Switzerland) Documents
Item 4-Panel Discussion on Indigenous Peoples’ Human Rights in Relation to Business Enterprises
– Hopi Tribe Submission on Item 4 (covering Private Auction Houses and Human Rights Violations)
Item 7-Study & Advice on the Promotion and Protection on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples with Respect to their Cultural Heritage
– Hopi Tribe Statement (on international repatriation) for Item 7
– Edward Halealoha Aya (Native Hawaiian, Kingdom of Hawaii) Written Statement for Item 7
– AAIA International Repatriation Project Statement for Item 7
– US Statement (supporting international repatriation) “EMRIP A.I.7: Protection of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples with Respect to their Cultural Heritage, Wednesday, July 22, 2015, U.S. Intervention”
Item 9-Proposals to be submitted to the Human Rights Council for its Consideration and Approval
Submission on International Repatriation to the U.N. Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) by AAIA International Repatriation Project, Hui Malama, International Indian Treaty Council, Hopi Tribe, San Carlos Apache Tribe, Sault Ste. Marie Tribe, Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, and the Pascua Yaqui Tribe (March 24, 2015).
INTERNATIONAL REPATRIATION EFFORTS
Association on American Indian Affairs, International Repatriation Project (advised by the AAIA Working Group on International Repatriation): http://www.indian-affairs.org/programs/aaia_repatriation_we_help.htm
Te Papa Tongarewa New Zealand Museum, International Repatriation Programme (includes international repatriation policy): http://www.tepapa.govt.nz/AboutUs/Repatriation/Pages/Overview.aspx
Australian Government, Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sports | International Repatriation (includes international repatriation policy): http://arts.gov.au/indigenous/repatriation
NATION-STATE POLICIES AND GUIDELINES ON REPATRIATION
Protection of Cultural Objects on Loan Act 2013: http://www.unesco.org/culture/natlaws/media/pdf/australia/austrl_actprotcltobjloan_13_enorof
Act on the Return of Cultural Property: http://www.kulturgutschutz-deutschland.de/SharedDocs/ExterneLinks/EN/Gesetze_en/KultgVV_en.pdf?__blob=publicationFile
Guidelines For the Care of Human Remains in Scottish Museum Collections, http://www.museumsgalleriesscotland.org.uk/about-us/news/news-article/392/new-guidelines-for-the-care-of-human-remains-in-scottish-museum-collections-published
MUSEUM/MUSEUM ORGANIZATION POLICIES ON REPATRIATION
Ashmoleon Museum, Human Remains Policy
Bolton Museum, Human Remains Policy.
Natural History Museum, London, Human Remains Policy (2010).
Museums Association, Policy Statement on Repatriation of Cultural Property (September 2006).
Museum of London
– Policies on Human Remains
National Museums Liverpool, Policy on Human Remains.
Science Museum Group Collections
– List of Human Remains (July 2013)
University College of London, Human Remains Policy.
– Human Remains List 2006
NATIVE NATIONS REPATRIATION RESOLUTIONS, STATEMENTS, LAWS, and POLICIES
National Congress of American Indians: #SAC-12-008 Support for International Repatriation (2012).
Intertribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes: Res. No. 12-07 A Resolution on International Repatriation of the Five Civilized Tribes (Oct. 12, 2012)
INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTS SUPPORTING INTERNATIONAL REPATRIATION
Permanent Council of the Organization of American States Committee on Judicial and Political Affairs, Working Group to Prepare the Draft American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (14th Meeting), Statement of Principles of the United States of America on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, p. 29, Article 8 (May 2, 2012) GT-DADIN-doc_334-08_rev7_eng
U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (2007): http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unpfii/documents/DRIPS_en.pdf (See Articles 11 and 12).
Bead Chart: http://www.ezakwantu.com/Trade%20Beads%20Chart%20-%20The%20History%20of%20Beads.jpg
Dennis Zotigh. Smithsonian NMAI blog, Time Bomb: Recording Native Oral History Before Its Too Late, Feb. 3, 2011. http://blog.nmai.si.edu/main/2011/02/time-bomb-recording-native-oral-history-before-its-too-late.html
American Philosophical Society, http://www.amphilsoc.org/.